Microsoft Project Beginners 2016

Video Description

Beginner's step-by-step guide to Microsoft Project 2016

About This Video

  • Learn to develop a plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage your budget, and analyze workloads using MS Project 2016
  • A practical course designed to help project managers master MS Project 2016

In Detail

MS Project helps you develop a plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage your budget, and analyze workloads. This video course, taught by a professional trainer with a background in project management, takes you, step-by-step from the very beginning, through all these functions. You'll go from very simple projects to a more complete knowledge of Project's capabilities and how it works.

This course starts right at the very beginning. It doesn't assume you know anything about Microsoft Project, so beginners will feel right at home. You'll learn how to get your own copy of Project 2016, see what's new in version 2016, and explore the structure of this course. The second chapter supplies the basics you need to begin using Project 2016. It first discusses the Help section, where you can get answers and tutorials for any question that comes up. This chapter also discusses creating a workspace, using toolbars, ribbons, and the Status Bar. You'll go on to learn how to use Touch, task basics and project options. By now, you will have become proficient with Project 2016. These more advanced topics carry you through tracking costs, tracking projects, budgeting, and reporting.

Upon completion of the course, you'll have mastered Microsoft Project 2016.

Downloading the example code for this course: You can download the example code files for this course on GitHub at the following link: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Microsoft-Project-Beginners-2016. If you require support please email: customercare@packt.com

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:04:10
    2. Acquiring Project 2016 00:08:59
    3. Course Review 00:07:23
    4. What's New in Project 2016 00:04:26
  2. Chapter 2 : Workspace, The Ribbon and Help
    1. The Project 2016 Workspace 00:15:11
    2. Online Help 00:08:15
    3. Ribbon and Toolbars 00:13:06
    4. Status Bar 00:04:21
    5. Keyboard Shortcuts and Keytips 00:06:03
  3. Chapter 3 : Using Touch
    1. Overview of Principles 00:08:52
  4. Chapter 4 : Project Options
    1. Overview of Project Options 00:15:35
  5. Chapter 5 : Task Basics
    1. Entering Tasks 00:10:17
    2. Opening and Closing Projects 00:08:08
    3. Exercise 01 00:01:06
    4. Task Properties 00:08:54
  6. Chapter 6 : Subtasks
    1. Subtasks 00:14:00
    2. Exercise 02 00:01:08
  7. Chapter 7 : Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones
    1. Linking and Unlinking Tasks 00:15:21
    2. Setting Constraints and Deadlines 00:15:31
    3. Setting Milestones 00:08:30
    4. Exercise 03 00:12:04
  8. Chapter 8 : Resources
    1. Filling Up the Resource Sheet 00:13:52
    2. Resource Assignment Basics 00:10:25
    3. Adding Resources to Tasks 00:10:33
    4. The Basics of Scheduling 00:15:13
    5. Resource Leveling Basics 00:15:01
    6. Leveling Options 00:17:11
    7. Exercise 04 00:03:50
  9. Chapter 9 : Views and Timelines
    1. Views - Part 1 00:13:47
    2. Views - Part 2 00:11:06
    3. Timelines 00:10:07
  10. Chapter 10 : Costs
    1. Setting Cost for Tasks 00:07:47
    2. Exercise 05 00:01:51
    3. Adding Cost Resources 00:15:58
    4. Setting Up Budget Cost 00:07:45
  11. Chapter 11 : Baselines and Critical Paths
    1. Measuring a Project Against a Baseline 00:08:28
    2. Working with Critical Path 00:09:36
    3. Exercise 06 00:01:31
    4. Changing Baselines 00:11:36
  12. Chapter 12 : Tables
    1. Modifying Task and Resource Tables 00:11:42
  13. Chapter 13 : Gantt Chart
    1. Formatting a Gantt Chart 00:13:58
  14. Chapter 14 : Notes
    1. Applying Notes to Tasks or Resources 00:04:59
  15. Chapter 15 : Printing and Spellchecking
    1. Modifying Print Options and Printing your Current View 00:09:07
    2. Spellchecking your project 00:05:59
  16. Chapter 16 : Tracking Progress
    1. Tracking Progress - Part 1 00:14:16
    2. Tracking Progress - Part 2 00:14:43
    3. Exercise 07 00:03:14
  17. Chapter 17 : Reporting
    1. Reporting - Part 1 00:10:38
    2. Reporting - Part 2 00:13:42
    3. Exercise 08 00:05:57
  18. Chapter 18 : Tracking Costs
    1. Recording Costs 00:09:10
  19. Chapter 19 : The Organizer
    1. Using the Organizer to Manage Views 00:07:01
  20. Chapter 20 : Saving Projects
    1. Save As Options 00:09:34
  21. Chapter 21 : Project Security
    1. Password Protect an MPP file 00:07:17
  22. Chapter 22 : Project Templates
    1. Saving your Project as a Template 00:08:04
  23. Chapter 23 : Calendars
    1. Calendars - Part 1 00:14:46
    2. Calendars - Part 2 00:07:18
    3. Exercise 09 00:05:03
  24. Chapter 24 : Scheduling Issues
    1. Task Inspector 00:07:45
    2. Task Paths 00:05:56
    3. Team Planner 00:06:49
  25. Chapter 25 : Conclusion
    1. Additional Topics and Closing 00:03:44

Product Information

  • Title: Microsoft Project Beginners 2016
  • Author(s): Simon Sez IT
  • Release date: August 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839210914